This week’s episode of the In the News podcast starts with a discussion of a new feature in upcoming iOS 16: the ability to stop some websites from forcing you to complete an annoying CAPTCHA.  We then discuss updates to Apple’s iWork apps (Keynote, Pages, and Numbers), why you should swim with an Apple Watch, power adapters, great shows to
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From : Blog Entry >> Rodolfo’s Blog EntryPlease enjoy this blog posted on behalf of the author, Mary O`Carroll, Chief Community Officer, Ironclad. Through my years at Google, CLOC, and now Ironclad , I’ve met with countless GCs and in-house professionals struggling to scale their legal departments and optimize their resources. Fortunately, I have some experience with this. I
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When the European Commission published its final guidance on new standard contractual clauses, it pinpointed several dates for compliance. The guidance took effect on June 27, 2021, and the final day for updating all new contracts was September 27, 2021. In that time, businesses across the European Union have come into compliance with the new SCCs, which in turn have
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For the last seven years, Mighty has been a legal technology company operating a portal that helps personal injury law firms interface more seamlessly with the lienholders, such as medical providers, who have claims against their clients’ recoveries.
But as of today, Mighty is making a mighty big pivot, directly competing against those personal injury law firms with a dual-entity
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With the ubiquity of smartphones, and the ever-increasing risk created by hackers and others who seek to obtain client information without permission, lawyers and staff who store client data on their devices must limit the data they store on the devices and take precautions to avoid such disclosure.
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60% of DBS Survey Responders Say Legal Research/Tech Company Customer Support Has Declined in Past 10 Years.
In March I conducted a reader survey to explore the current state of customer service in the legal publishing and technology market. The Survey was open from March 3rd to March 11th. The reader response was somewhat overwhelming.  Not only did 169 readers
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From : Blog Entry >> Mark’s Blog EntryPlease enjoy this blog post authored by Mark Manoukian, IT Director, Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter. Kegler Brown has, without a doubt, moved to a hybrid model. While the bulk of our non-attorneys are back in the office, our 65 attorneys split their time between the office and elsewhere. It is fair
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Earlier this year marked the 15-year reunion of my graduating class at Harvard Law School. Although I was unable to attend the reunion in person, the milestone caused me to reflect on the idealism I felt at commencement.
Erika Harold holding her degree from Harvard
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From a legal perspective, the cloud introduces a unique shared responsibility model that many businesses are only now coming to appreciate; specifically, although the cloud provider may house the data and provide functionality for access and data security controls, the legal obligations remain the responsibility of the business procuring these services.
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The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is pleased to announce that Deputy Director Stephanie Villinski has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility and Collaboration Commission (Commission). Villinski was appointed by ABA President-Elect Deborah Enix-Ross. Her one-year term will commence alongside the 2022 ABA Annual Meeting, which will be held August 3 – 9.
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